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PlayStation Store Update (10-28-14)

Psn-UpdateWelcome to the PlayStation Store update for October 28, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can now purchase Lords of the FallenNBA Live 15, and the beautiful the Unfinished Swan (also available for Vita).

PlayStation 3 owners can now hit the squared circle with WWE 2K15 and enjoy the quirky Costume Quest 2 (also available for PS4). PlayStation Vita users can now enjoy the highly anticipated Freedom Wars.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and all other weeks subscribers will receive extra discounts. This week there is a new update to The Sale of the Dead to celebrate Halloween and PlayStation Plus subscribers get even bigger discounts on these games. Keep reading to see the full PlayStation Store update.

PlayStation Store Update (10-21-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for October 21, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can now enjoy The Walking Dead Season 2 along with Shadow Warrior and Escape Goat 2.

PlayStation 3 owners now have access to The VoiceSpelunker HD Ultimate Edition and F1 2014. Owners of all 3 systems can download Race The Sun and Samurai Warriors 4 starting today.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and all other weeks subscribers will receive extra discounts. This week there is The Sale of the Dead to celebrate Halloween and PlayStation Plus subscribers get even bigger discounts on these games. Keep reading to see the full PlayStation Store update.

Full PlayStation TV FAQ

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With each new console release, companies tend to release the big juicy details about their latest in intervals to get the maximum exposure. While the big reveals and announcements usually revolve around the key functionalities of the product, in this case the PlayStation TV, they don’t always address the smaller details that can at times be the key for one person purchasing or not purchasing a given product. The PlayStation TV is no exception and despite its small size, there is a ton this companion unit can offer. Still, there is  no way it will please everyone and check off every item on our wish list at a $99 price point.

To that end, after the jump, you can find the full PlayStation TV FAQ sheet.

9 Things I’ve Learned About PlayStation TV

PlayStation_TV_2The PlayStation TV is officially out in North America, nearly a year after it was released in Japan under the name PS Vita TV. Capable of streaming games from PS4 and PlayStation Now, the PlayStation TV will have access to over 700 titles across the Vita, PSP digital, PS One classic, and PlayStation minis spectrum. After performing our video unboxing of the PlayStation TV, here are 9 interesting things I’ve learned about PlayStation TV during my first 24 hours with the companion console.

You can find that list, after the jump.

PlayStation Store Update (10-14-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for October 14, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can enjoy the highly anticipated Peggle 2 and an updated version of a fantastic game from last gen, Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition.

PlayStation 3 owners journey to Pandora’s Moon today in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel and explore the terrifying The Evil Within (also available for PlayStation 4). PlayStation Vita owners can finally join in the survival/building craze with Minecraft PlayStation Vita Edition! 

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and all other weeks subscribers will receive extra discounts. This week there are extra discounts for several new Ultimate Bundles as well as a deep discount on the very fun Strength of the Sword 3 (see our review here). Keep reading to see the complete update!

PSA: PSN Will Be Down Today (October 13th)

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If it reads October 13th on your calendar, then listen up. Parts of PSN will be down today for nearly 7 hours in order to allow Sony to deploy a series of back-end improvements to the network.” The down time will mostly affect PS3 and PS4 users while Sony tweaks things on the back end, meaning that no patches or system updates will be required. Luckily for gamers, the down time doesn’t affect most of the major functions like multiplayer. After the jump, we detail the services that will be affected.

PlayStation Store Update (10-07-14)

Psn-UpdateWelcome to the PlayStation Store update for October 7, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can enjoy the beautiful Driveclub,  Styx: Master of Shadows and DiveKick.

Users of both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 can now enjoy Alien: Isolation and NBA 2K15. PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita owners get access to Vib-Ribbon and  One Piece UWR Prestige Edition starting today. There is also a sale on items for Grand Theft Auto V.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and the free titles this month include Spelunky (PS4/PS3/PS Vita), Batman: Arkham Origins(PS3), and Dust: An Elysian Tail (PS4). Keep reading to see a complete list of the updates for the store this month!

Hugh Laurie Reunites With Stephen Fry In ‘LittleBigPlanet 3′

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LittleBigPlanet has been a wonderful addition to the PlayStation catalog since Media Molecule debuted the original on the PlayStation 3 in 2008. Beyond the awesome creative tools and the cuteness of Sackboy, some of the great charm of the series lay in the narration of British comedy veteran Stephen Fry. With LittleBigPlanet 3 around the corner for PS4 and PS3, Fry is returning to narrate the adventures of Sackboy’s world, but he’s bringing along a few friends.

PlayStation Store Update (09-30-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for September 30, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users now have access to Chariot and the extremely well reviewed Middle-Earth Shadow of Mordor.

PlayStation 3 users now have access to Persona 4 Arena UltimaxShort Peace Ranko Movie and Falling Skies: The Game. Users of all 3 systems can now play the extremely difficult strategy RPG Natural Doctrine. 

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and then receive extra discounts as the month progresses. Discounts this week include titles from Konami including the Metal Gear franchise and the wonderful PS1 RPG Suikoden.

PlayStation Home to Come to An End On March 31

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PlayStation Home started its closure tour in Asia and come early 2015, the service will bow out in Europe and North America as well. According to Sony, due to a shifting landscape, PlayStation Home will officially End of Line on March 31st, 2015. Come Nov. 12th, 2014, Sony will cease content publication and by December 3rd, 2014, all sales of virtual goods will be halted. Despite those deadlines, Sony still has some things planned for PlayStation Home members and spoke about the prospects of it coming to the PS4.

PlayStation Store Update (09-23-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for September 23, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users now have access to Flockers and Castlestorm: Definitive Edition.

PlayStation 3 users get several RPGs in Ar nosurge: Ode to An Unborn StarArcana Heart 3: Lovemax!!!, and Resonance of Fate. Users of all 3 systems can now play the newest edition of the hyper popular franchise, FIFA 15.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and then receive extra discounts as the month progresses. Discounts this week include titles in the DarksidersRed Faction, and MX vs. ATV franchises. Keep reading to see the complete store update!

Poll: How Was Your First Week With ‘Destiny?’

Destiny Character ClassesDestiny’s popularity was unprecedented at launch. But what do you think of it now that you’ve been playing it for a week? Let us know in our poll below!

Sony Sees ‘Destiny’ as a “First-Party Release”

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Destiny is shaping up to be one of the biggest games of the year, thanks in part to the excellent feedback from the exclusive PlayStation alpha and the broader beta that followed which only raised the hype and awareness for the massive FPS. Long before such announcements were made public, Sony and Bungie, along with publisher Activision, struck a deal that would see exclusive content come to the world of Destiny on PS4. In addition to extra content and early Alpha access, both parties agreed that only Sony could advertisement and promote Destiny (along with Activision) and that Microsoft could play no roll in matters.

Though the PS4 is enjoying massive success and lead on the Xbox One, Destiny can and will likely be one of those games that will get gamers to move from PS3/360 to next gen consoles so it’s no surprise that Sony would want to capitalize on that as much as possible. One way they hope to achieve this is by treating Destiny as if it was a “first-party release.” More on that after the jump.

PlayStation Store Update (09-09-14)

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Welcome to the PlayStation Store update for September 9, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users (along with PlayStation 3) can now enjoy Destiny which is one of the most anticipated titles this Fall. Hockey also returns to consoles in NHL 15 for both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

Beyond these two heavy hitters the update this week is pretty light. There is a fairly extensive sale for titles in the Grand Theft Auto saga as well as the Just Dance series.

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and then receive extra discounts as the month progresses. Discounts this week include 6 dollars off of a pre-order for The Evil Within for both PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

Bungie Reveals Day One Destiny 1.01 Patch

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In just under 12 hours (and even less for those on the East Coast), Bungie’s highly-anticipated Destiny will be released simultaneously on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. The unprecedented launch is expected to serve up millions of games in the first 24 hours from the mega sci-fi fantasy that’s expected to be part of a 10 year journey. To help ensure the smoothest experience possible, Bungie will be releasing a Destiny day one patch that contains a number of changes. According to Bungie, the Destiny 1.01 patch will bring with it tweaks to”Weapons, Builds, Talents, Maps, Activities, Achievements, Progression, game stability and UI.’

After the jump, the full details of the Destiny 1.01 patch.

Poll: Will You Be Purchasing ‘Destiny?’

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Bungie’s newest title, Destiny, will be released on Tuesday, September 9th. Many PlayStation users are chomping at the bit for this game, especially after the Alpha and Beta went over so well. What are your thoughts? Let us know in our poll below!

PlayStation Store Update (09-02-14)

Psn-UpdateWelcome to the PlayStation Store update for September 2, 2014. We have a great update this week packed full of new content and sales. PlayStation 4 users can now purchase Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (also available for PS3 and Vita) and the much anticipated Velocity 2X (also available for Vita).  

PlayStation 3 users now have access to Deathmatch Village and the Epic Adventures Bundle. There is a lot of love for the PlayStation Vita this week as users finally have access to Don’t Starve: Giant EditionJoe Danger, and the fantastic Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair (See our Review Here).

Finally, as you are probably aware PlayStation Plus users now receive all of their free games at the beginning of the month and the free titles this month include Velocity 2X (PS4/PS Vita), Sportsfriends (PS4/PS3), and TxK (PS Vita). Keep reading to see a complete list of the updates for the store this month!